Instrumental music


KALMYK SONGS AND DANCE MELODIES

Description: Famous Kalmyk folk singer Dmitrii Sharaev plays the Saratov harmonica, giving examples of Kalmyk folk songs and dance melodies. In former times, the Saratov harmonica was widely played among Kalmyks living on the Volga river and shores of the Caspian Sea. Today, it is still considered one of the main instruments in Kalmyk folk music.

Cite as: Du-biiɣín ajsmúd – Songs and dance melodies; performer: Dmitrii Sharaev, camera/ interview: Ioana Aminian, transcription/ translation/ editor: Chingis Azydov, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: kalm1244RUV0027a.

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MELODIES OF KALMYK FOLK SONGS

Description: Professional musician Lidzhi Tsedenov plays the melodies of Kalmyk folk songs and dance on the dombra, a traditional Kalmyk musical instrument.

Cite as: Halʹmyg duudýn ajsmúd – Melodies of Kalmyk folk songs; performer: Lidzhi Tsedenov, camera/ interview: Ioana Aminian, Thede Kahl, interview assistant: Tatiana Oliusheva, transcription/ translation/ editor: Chingis Azydov, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: kalm1244RUV0029a.

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KALMYK DANCE MELODIES

Description: Professional musician Lidzhi Tsedenov plays the Saratov harmonica, providing examples of Kalmyk folk songs and dance melodies. In years gone by, the Saratov harmonica was widely played among Kalmyks living on the Volga river and shores of the Caspian Sea. Today, it is still considered one of the main instruments in Kalmyk folk music.

Cite as: Biiɣín ajsmúd – Kalmyk dance melodies; performer: Lidzhi Tsedenov, camera/ interview: Ioana Aminian, Thede Kahl, interview assistant: Tatiana Oliusheva, transcription/ translation/ editor: Chingis Azydov, retrieved from www.oeaw.ac.at/VLACH, ID-number: kalm1244RUV0028a.

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